Overlie O`ver*lie", v. t. [imp. {Overlay}; p. p. {Overlain}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overlying}.] To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant. --Quain. [1913 Webster]

A woman by negligence overlieth her child in her sleeping. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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